A questionnaire study examining the link between experiences of betrayal and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Would you like to volunteer for a study?

This University of Oxford study is investigating the relevance of betrayal experiences in mental health. They are looking for three types of participants:

1) Healthy volunteers with no history of a psychological disorder

2) Participants that have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder

3) Participants that have been diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

*You must be able to speak fluent English and be over 25 years old.

All data collected will be anonymous and kept confidential.

What’s involved?

Completing a number of online questionnaires (it will take approximately 60 minutes of your time).

Why take part?

It is hoped that results from this research will increase our understanding of betrayal experiences on mental health, which could lead improved and more effective treatment - In acknowledgement of your time, we would like to donate £2 to your choice of either OCD UK, or Mind.

See the attached Information Sheet for more information.

To participate, please visit the study website:


 If you would rather have a paper copy of these questionnaires sent to you, or have any queries about the study please contact Stephanie Barningham (Stephanie.Barningham@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk)